Seminar How to make Helsinki together an inclusive and international art & culture city? on 30.11.
This seminar discusses in English of present and future of Helsinki as an international art and culture city. It is targeted to artists, cultural workers and art & culture organizations.
Time: Thursday 30.11.2017 at 9-14
Place: Viirus-teatteri (Välimerenkatu 14, Jätkäsaari).
“Helsinki´s population gets more and more diverse. How should we work together to keep doors open to new ideas & people – to the new Finnish arts and culture? How the Finnish and international artists and organizations can work together? And what would be the next steps?”
The event is organized by Globe Art Point Helsinki in collaboration with Helsinki City Culture Division.
It will be facilitated by Kaisa Schmidt-Thome from Demos Helsinki.
Registration: Please registrate to the seminar latest in 27.11. here.
9.00 Registration, coffee & tea
9.30 Opening words. Tomi Purovaara, managing director, Globe Art Point Helsinki, Tuula Haavisto, cultural director, Helsinki City Culture Division
10.00 Artists presentations + discussions
Davide Giovanzana, artistic director, Teatteri Metamorfoosi
Alejandro Olarte, electro-acoustic musician
Ceyda Berk-Söderblom, director, MiklagardArts Oy
(+ artists to be confirmed later)
12.30 Panel discussion
Leevi Haapala, museum director, Kiasma
Topi Lehtipuu, managing director, Helsingin Juhlaviikot
Catia Pedrosa Suomalainen, director, Cultural Center Caisa
Jenni Sainio, audience engagement, Dance House
Paula Tuovinen, vice-rector, University of Arts
13.45 Conclusions, next steps & closing
14-15 Informal discussions continue in the lobby with coffee & tea & snacks
Globe Art Point is 2016 established, Helsinki-based action and information center promoting equality and integration within the Finnish art and culture sector.
Kemê Pellicer, project coordinator, tel. 044 238 69 41, keme.pellicer (a) globeartpoint.fi
Tomi Purovaara, managing director, Globe Art Point Helsinki, tel. 044 2987 531, tomi.purovaara (a) globeartpoint.fi